2020 Accepted Research Papers

2020 Accepted Research Papers

The Symposium on Electronic Crime Research is an annual event hosted by the APWG. The event’s continuing goal is to promote cybercrime research by providing an venue for university researchers to publish their work. The program has published 100’s of papers specifically focused on fraud and crime in the cyber world.

This Year's Published Papers

Averages Don’t Characterise the Heavy Tails of Ransoms

Eireann Leverett ; Eric Jardine ; Erin Burns ; Ankit Gangwal ; Dan Geer

SemanticPhish: A Semantic-based Scanning System for Early Detection of Phishing Attacks

Qian Cui ; Guy-Vincent Jourdan ; Gregor v. Bochmann ; Iosif-Viorel Onut

Don’t Fish in Troubled Waters! Characterizing Coronavirus-themed Cryptocurrency Scams

Pengcheng Xia ; Haoyu Wang ; Xiapu Luo ; Lei Wu, Yajin Zhou ; Guangdong Bai ; Guoai Xu ; Gang Huang ; Xuanzhe Liu

Phishing With A Darknet: Imitation of Onion Services

Frederick Barr-Smith ; Joss Wright

Resource Networks of Pet Scam Websites

Benjamin Price ; Matthew Edwards

Scam Pandemic: How Attackers Exploit Public Fear through Phishing

Marzieh Bitaab ; Haehyun Cho ; Adam Oest ; Penghui Zhang ; Zhibo Sun ; Rana Pourmohamad ; Doowon Kim ; Tiffany Bao ; Ruoyu Wang ; Yan Shoshitaishvili ; Adam Doupe ; Gail-Joon Ahn

Checkout Checkup: Misuse of Payment Data from Web Skimming

Phoebe Rouge ; Christina Yeung ; Daniel Salsburg ; Joseph A. Calandrin

WordyThief: A Malicious Spammer

Dr. Renée Burton ; Vadym Tymchenko ; Nicholas Sundvall ; Minh Hoang ; Jim Mozley ; Michael Josten

Ten years of attacks on companies using visual impersonation of domain names

Geoffrey Simpson ; Tyler Moore ; Richard Clayton